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Pop-up Mattarello rolls out authentic, handmade pastas

Mexican dude

TABLEHOPPING: Alta CA takes us higher, Comstock Saloon rocks some changes, and two new brunches light up those late, late mornings.

Rattlin’ bones and sugar plums

The Preservation Hall Jazz Band rolls into town. Plus: Happy Diving, the Weirdos, more music

On the veg

BOOKS ISSUE: Isa Chandra Moskowitz is back with 'Isa Does It,' a vegan cookbook for working stiffs

We give thanks

EDITORIAL We offer a lot of criticism here on the Guardian's editorial page, which is probably inescapable given the obvious failures of our political...

Chef Michael Anthony talks ‘The Gramercy Tavern Cookbook’

The Gramercy Tavern Cookbook (Clarkson Potter, 352 pp., $50) takes you on a restaurant tour, beginning with Danny Meyer’s initial conception of opening this...

Vegan idol Isa Chandra Moskowitz brings ‘Isa Does It’ to SF, reveals restaurant name

The first thing you need to know about Isa Chandra Moskowitz is that she's a punky legend in the global vegan community. She started...

Hunky Vikings! Crusading Texans! And more new movies!

Two big 'uns this week: blockbuster-to-be Thor: The Dark World (review below), and the very fine drama Dallas Buyers Club, featuring standout performances by...

Triple play

TABLEHOPPING: Three new restaurant openings light up the fall. Plus: where to score green bean casserole (you know you want it) and char siu pork spring rolls.

Film Listings: November 6 – 12, 2013

Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, Sam Stander, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house...

The Selector: October 23-29, 2013

WEDNESDAY 23 Nederlands Dans Theater With this program, Nederlands Dans Theater is sticking its neck out. For the last 33 years, the company's bone-deep...

Best of the Bay 2013: BEST CULINARY GEPETTO

Powerful chrome and polished enamel parts, operated by hand, executing a series of swift cuts and swooping motions. Classic design masterfully crafted,...

Best of the Bay 2013 Editors Picks: Shopping

SHOPPINGEDITORS PICKSEditors picks are chosen by Guardian editors for special recognition for brightening the Bay Area experience.BEST PLACE TO PARK YOUR CARD Get that...


As San Francisco's Mission District undergoes rapid rent increases and neighborhood demographic change, spaces like the Eric Quezada Center for Culture and Politics become...

Best of the Bay 2013 Editors Picks: City Living

CITY LIVINGEDITORS PICKSEditors picks are chosen by Guardian editors for special recognition for brightening the Bay Area experience. BEST RENEGADE RECITAL And then one day...

Wingin’ It

TABLEHOPPING Pastrami waffles, Exile on Main Street, and some darn good chicken flippers

Endorsements 2013

Stop the 8 Washington project! No, no, no on B, no on C, yes on A, re-elect Hererra. Our guide to the Nov. 5 elections

Hot and corny

New openings for two classic SF standbys, ravioli to die for, and a bad-ass brunch-o-rama.

Legal foes invited to weigh in on healthcare policy

A few years ago, the Golden Gate Restaurant Association lost a legal battle it waged over the employer mandates in the city's landmark Health...

12 tweets McLovin’ and McHatin’ the East Bay’s #FastFoodStrike

Workers from about 30 fast food restaurants in the East Bay rallied for higher pay yesterday, demanding $15 an hour, nearly twice as much...

Pop the lid

TABLEHOPPING Oakland eats and ramen burgers (uh huh). And hey, it's time for an oyster partay.

North Beach conflict-of-interest zone

It's been over a year since North Beach's Piazza Market closed its doors – but nothing has come along to take its place. The...

The Selector: August 21 – 27, 2013

God is dead?WEDNESDAY 8/21 "German Summer Films" Though the Goethe Institut's latest film series is dubbed "German Summer Films," it offers a refreshingly loose interpretation...